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Manufacturing African American self-employment : in the Detroit metropolitan area

Author: Wayne Davidson
Publisher: Saarbrücken, Germany : VDM Verlag Dr. Müller, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English
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This qualitative case study examined the environmental factors and personal attributes of five self-employed African Americans to identify selected personal and organization characteristics typical of successful African Americans and their business in the Detroit metropolitan area. Five environmental factors were identified as important: inherited family influence, finances, risk-taking, management skills, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wayne Davidson
OCLC Number: 502453528
Description: xvi, 269 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Wayne Davidson.

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This qualitative case study examined the environmental factors and personal attributes of five self-employed African Americans to identify selected personal and organization characteristics typical of successful African Americans and their business in the Detroit metropolitan area. Five environmental factors were identified as important: inherited family influence, finances, risk-taking, management skills, and mentoring.

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